1950 Lower Birmingham Rd, Canton, GA 30115
21746 sqft (2020 sqm)
This truly one-of-a-kind luxury estate near Milton encompasses 40+/- acres and features amazing gardens, peaceful pastures, relaxing pavilions, trails, a stocked lake and breathtaking landscapes. As you enter the estate through intricately designed iron gates and approach the running bronze horses, you become spellbound. Custom-designed, built with the highest craftsmanship and finished with incredible materials from around the world, this home is a masterpiece with hand-scraped wide plank hickory wood and Jerusalem tile floors, antique beams, 10-foot mahogany doors, Australian tile roof, terraces and Venetian plaster walls. A bronze heron fountain welcomes you before entering the 10-foot mahogany and iron front doors. The main home is defined by a spectacular turret–combining drama with elegance. Expansive rooms flow effortlessly with captivating views of the gardens, pool, lake and pastures. The main floor includes a stunning two-story welcome room overlooking a garden and a two-story great room with floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace. Designed for a true chef, the custom kitchen features a large bay window overlooking the breathtaking estate. Professional accents include copper sinks, 60-inch Wolf double oven range, steam oven, warming drawer, two Sub-Zero refrigerators, two dishwashers, icemakers, freezer and a hidden pantry. The breakfast room has a Venetian plaster dome ceiling and French doors leading to the covered terrace for al fresco dining. The formal dining room with a brick barreled ceiling has two crystal chandeliers, an amazing 360-degree, all glass, climate controlled wine room and wet bar. Enjoy cozy nights in the two-story living room with rustic beams and limestone fireplace or take the party outside through the French doors leading to an intimate outdoor fireplace area with massive arbor timbers. The owner’s suite features a beamed cathedral ceiling and a curved wall of windows overlooking the terrace, lake and fountain. Experience tranquility as you enter the grand spa bathroom boasting a notable bubble tub, large curved, Italian stone and glass shower for two, separate vanities, dressing table and expansive his and her closets. A state-of-the-art media room, two unique half bathrooms, an oversized laundry room with a dog bath and grooming area and a mud room complete the main level. A floating staircase or elevator transports you and guests to the upper and lower levels for additional entertaining – exercise, sauna, steam shower, craft, yoga, meditation and fabulous game rooms. No detail is missed with a phone system, water treatment system and a Crestron smart home system controlling the geo-thermal HVAC, alarm, audio, windows, security cameras and lighting. A six-car garage with an auto court is accessed from the barreled wood ceiling porte cochere. Nearby the expansive four bedroom, four- and one-half bathroom, two kitchen Carriage Home is the perfect retreat for guests or caregivers. The breathtaking outdoor space includes a heated saline pool, pool house, gardens and trails meandering over bridges. The fabulous rustic timber pavilion offers a quiet retreat including a custom stone fire pit. A spring-fed lake, two docks, three fireplaces and smaller pavilion are additional gathering spaces. The state-of-the-art, four-stall barn is complete with a wash rack, HVAC-controlled tack and feed rooms, kitchen, half bathroom, refrigerator, washer and dryer and water treatment system. With easy access to the lighted arena and viewing stand, the barn is made complete with a private two-bedroom, two- and one-half bathroom apartment. The estate also features a work shed, equipment shed and chicken coop with an enclosed run. For security and peace of mind, the 40+/- acres is fenced with a nearby dam and 100-year flood spillway. Designed and decorated by the owner, created by Bryan Residential Planning Company and built by Jacklett Construction, Inc. this estate is a true Georgia gem.